• Hunter-Bellevue Student Nurses Win National Community Service Award

    April 10, 2008 | Hunter College

    Students from the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing were honored for their outstanding service to the community at the National Student Nurses Association 2008 convention held in Grapevine, Texas this spring. Nine Hunter nursing students received the Most Successful School Community Health Project, Silver Community Health Award from the organization — which has a national membership […]

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  • Hunter MFA Professor Meena Alexander Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

    April 9, 2008 | Hunter College

    Distinguished Professor of English Meena Alexander, an award-winning poet and novelist who teaches in the MFA program at Hunter, has been named a 2008 Guggenheim Fellow. Alexander — whose most recent book of poetry, Quickly Changing River, was published in January -says she will use the prestigious award to write a new book of poems […]

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  • Supreme Court Justices Breyer and O’Connor Speak at Hunter

    April 8, 2008 | Hunter College

    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor came to Hunter on April 7 for an extraordinary “Aspen at Roosevelt House” discussion about the delicate balance of constitutional power between U.S. presidents and the nation’s highest court. Justices Breyer and O’Connor talked about the tension that has existed between the […]

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  • Hunter’s MFA Program Ranks High in U.S. News & World Report

    April 7, 2008 | Hunter College

    Hunter’s national academic stature continues to grow. The 2009 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools” has ranked Hunter’s Master of Fine Arts program as the 21st best in the country. This top ranking for Hunter is based on a survey of art school deans and other leading art scholars at […]

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  • Metropolitan Opera Presents Philip Glass Opera With Libretto by Hunter’s Constance DeJong

    April 4, 2008 | Hunter College

    Stunning contemporary music combines with a paean to nonviolent political activism in a new Metropolitan Opera production of Satyagraha, an opera by Philip Glass with a libretto by artist/writer Constance DeJong, Distinguished Lecturer in Hunter’s Department of Art. The opera will be performed at the Met on April 11, 14, 19, 22, 25, and 28 […]

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  • Hunter Art History Professor Katy Siegel Honored at Guggenheim

    March 20, 2008 | Hunter College

    Katy Siegel, associate professor of art history at Hunter, received a prestigious curatorial award at the Guggenheim Museum on March 17 for the show: “High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting, 1967-1975.” Dr. Siegel was honored in Best Shows of 2006-07 by the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) — which gives out the only […]

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  • Hunter Social Work Student Wins Soros Fellowship

    March 17, 2008 | Hunter College

    Hunter School of Social Work student Alexandra Smith has won a prestigious Soros Justice Advocacy Fellowship for her project “Out of the Box.” The Fellowship, awarded to “outstanding individuals,” is for a period of 18 months and supports innovative policy advocacy projects that promote criminal justice reform. As a Soros Fellow, Smith will monitor the […]

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  • U.S. Secretary of Interior Names Hunter Professor to Geospatial Committee

    March 13, 2008 | Hunter College

    Sean Ahearn, professor of geography and director of Hunter’s CARSI (Center for Advanced Research of Spatial Information) Lab, has been named by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne to the newly formed National Geospatial Advisory Committee. Ahearn is one of only two academics named to the committee, which will give advice and recommendations on […]

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  • Hunter’s Men’s Volleyball Wins 12th Straight: Bello Gets 100th Coaching Victory

    March 7, 2008 | Hunter College

    Freshman outside hitter Wojciech Jakubiak recorded a match high 15 kills to help the Hunter Hawks defeat the Gothic Knights of New Jersey City University 3-0 (31-29, 30-17, 31-29) which also gave Hunter head coach Ray Bello his 100th career coaching victory. Bello reaches this milestone in his fifth season as Hunter coach. A 2003 […]

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  • Hunter Wrestlers Head to NCAAs

    February 26, 2008 | Hunter College

    Two Hunter College wrestlers are headed for the NCAA Championship Tournament on March 7 and 8 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Senior Ben Bonaventura qualified for the NCAA tournament for the first time in his four-year career after taking first place at the Metropolitan Conference Championships held on February 24 at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. […]

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